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Published onAugust 11, 2014
Choosing the right provider is one of the most important decisions you’ll make about your health care. We can help you find the right one.
Remember, you’re looking for a provider you can trust and work with to improve your health and well-being, so take time to think about what you need. Depending on how complicated your health care needs are, you may need to see more than one type of provider.
Published onAugust 4, 2014
It’s important that you know where to go for medical care when you need it. There are some big differences between visits to your primary care provider and visits to the emergency room, such as cost, time spent waiting for care, and follow up.
Getting regular medical care: Primary care providers work with you to ensure that you get the right preventive services, manage your chronic conditions, and improve your health. Before you go to the doctor’s office, clinic, or health center, visit your health plan’s website and check their provider directory online. You can also call your insurer directly with questions or call a provider to see if they accept your health plan.
Published onJuly 25, 2014
Health coverage pays for provider services, medications, hospital care, and special equipment when you’re sick. It’s also important when you’re not sick.
Marketplace coverage includes preventive health services like immunizations for children and adults, annual doctor visits for women and seniors, screening and counseling for people of all ages, and more. The best news – it’s free.
Published onJuly 17, 2014
While Marketplace health coverage is important, there’s no substitute for living a healthy lifestyle. Staying healthy increases the chances you’ll be there for your family and friends for many years to come. Use your Marketplace health coverage when you are sick and when you are well, to help you live a long and healthy life.
Published onJune 16, 2014
If you’re one of the millions of Americans who recently obtained health coverage through the new Health Insurance Marketplace®, Medicaid, or the Children’s Health Insurance (CHIP), From Coverage to Care materials can help answer questions you might have so you can make the most of your health coverage. Resources are available at marketplace.cms.gov/c2c. Some of the topics covered include:
Published onApril 2, 2014
Now that you’ve joined millions of Americans in getting coverage, you need to learn how to use it.
Here are some steps you can take right now to ensure that you have access to health care once your coverage begins. Follow the links below to learn how to confirm your enrollment with your insurance company, fill a prescription, get care when and where you need it, and appeal a decision by your insurance company.
Published onJanuary 28, 2014
Deductibles, premiums, copayments, and coinsurance, are important for you to consider when choosing a health insurance plan. You can compare health plans and see if you qualify for lower costs before you apply. Most people who apply will be eligible for help paying for health coverage.
Published onAugust 27, 2013
You and your family may be eligible for free screenings, vaccines, counseling, and other preventive services to keep you healthy.
All health plans in the Health Insurance Marketplace® and many other plans must cover the preventive services below without charging you a or . This applies even if you haven’t met your yearly .
Preventive care for all adults: 15 preventive services
Preventive care for women: 22 preventive services
Preventive care for children: 25 preventive services
Medicare preventive care: 23 preventive services